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  Norwegian Translation Services - English to Norwegian Translations
The Norwegian government and its agencies are mandated to produce 25% of the documents in 'Nynorsk', which is based on Norwegian rural dialects.
Experienced Norwegian translators are cognizant of the fact that there is a differentiation in the Norwegian language between the stock shares of public companies and the mutual funds shares.
Norwegian women are among the most beautiful women in the world.
www.translation-services-usa.com /norwegian.shtml   (573 words)

  
  Brief history of the Norwegian Language
With their settling on Iceland the Norse people exported their language, a language which is extremely close to the language on Iceland today.
In fact, a Norwegian from the 13th century and a modern Icelander would probably be able to read and understand the same text.
The Danish and Swedish rule of Norway influenced the Norwegian language heavily.
library.thinkquest.org /18802/langhist.htm   (1119 words)

  
  AllRefer.com - Norwegian language (Language And Linguistics) - Encyclopedia
Norwegian language, member of the North Germanic, or Scandinavian, group of the Germanic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages.
Norwegian is a daughter language of Old Norse (see Germanic languages; Norse language).
Norwegian employs the Roman alphabet, which was introduced in Norway in the 11th cent.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/N/Norwlang.html   (505 words)

  
 Norwegian language / Study in Norway
For Norwegians the dialect makes up an important part of their identity, and by listening to a person's dialect we can in most cases determine with good accuracy from which part of the country he or she is from.
Beginners to the Norwegian language might find some dialects hard to understand, but Norwegians are understanding and speak closer to the written language if they notice you don't understand them.
The languages of the three Scandinavian countries are similar and in most cases you can speak in Norwegian to Danes and Swedes, and also read text written in Swedish and Danish.
www.studyinnorway.no /norwegian_language   (347 words)

  
 Norwegian language, alphabet and pronunciation
Norwegian is a North Germanic language with around 5 million speakers in mainly in Norway.
Early Norwegian literature, mainly poetry and historical prose, was written in West Norse and flourished between the 9th and the 14th centuries.
Norwegian continued to be spoken but Danish was used for officials purposes, as a literary language and in higher education.
www.omniglot.com /writing/norwegian.htm   (577 words)

  
 Norwegian
Norwegian belongs to the North (Scandinavian) group of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family.
From 1397 to 1814, Norway was united with Denmark, and Danish was the dominant language spoken by Norway's educated population.
Norwegian is considered to be a Category I language in terms of difficulty for speakers of English.
www.nvtc.gov /lotw/months/december/Norwegian.html   (938 words)

  
 Språkrådet - Norwegian   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The "parent language" of Norwegian is, as noted, customarily called Old Norse, a term which includes both Old Norwegian in a narrow sense (the language of Norway) and Old Icelandic.
The new radical parliament acknowledged it formally in 1885 as being on a par with Danish, and in 1892 it became possible to choose Nynorsk as a language of instruction in primary schools (as part of a strong expansion of elementary education, especially in the countryside).
There are four and a half million Norwegians today, and more than 95% of them use one of the varieties of Norwegian as their primary language (often a dialect for speech and one of the standards for writing) – the Sámi being the most important minority.
www.sprakrad.no /English_and_other_languages/English/Norwegian   (1519 words)

  
 Norwegian Language
The Norwegian dialects and written languages are part of the Nordic branch of the Germanic language family.
Norwegian is closely related to and mutually intelligible with the other continental Nordic languages, Danish and Swedish.
Most people perceive all spoken Norwegian as dialects of one Norwegian language, which makes sense from a synchronous point of view, and officially, Nynorsk and Bokmål are regarded as orthographic varieties of one Norwegian language.
www.nynorsk.org /norwegian-language.html   (1293 words)

  
 Learn Norwegian Language - Free Conversational Norwegian Lessons Online - Common Norwegian Words and Phrases   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Phrasebase drastically simplifies the language learning process by prioritizing the various components of learning and focusing your study efforts on the areas of greatest importance.
The key is to immerse yourself in the language and use it as often as possible in order to build up your skills of speaking it and listening to it, understanding and comprehending it...
Norwegian Language Exchange Pen-Pals - Community of people from around the world interested in teaching you their language and sharing their culture with you.
www.phrasebase.com /learn/norwegian.php   (1866 words)

  
 UCLA Language Materials Project Language Profiles Page
Historically Old Norwegian was a West Scandinavian language (along with Faroese and Icelandic), but the classification is moot now, since many Norwegian dialects and the written form were strongly influenced by Danish (an East Scandinavian language) during the 400 years Norway was ruled from Denmark.
Norway’s diminished population (due to the devastation of the Black Death in 1349) weakened the position of the language in governmental and cultural arenas.
Norwegian English dictionary = Norsk engelsk ordbok : a pronouncing and translating dictionary of modern Norwegian (Bokmål and Nynorsk), with a historical and grammatical introduction.
www.lmp.ucla.edu /Profile.aspx?LangID=33&menu=004   (1327 words)

  
 Norwegian Language - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Norwegian Language, a member of the Western group of the Scandinavian branch of the Germanic languages, a subfamily of the Indo-European languages....
Norwegian Language, overview of languages of Norway, historical use of Danish, linguistic classification
Norwegian Language, Norwegian nationalist movement, inventor, literature in New Norwegian
encarta.msn.com /Norwegian_Language.html   (140 words)

  
 Settlement Agreement Between The United States of America and Norwegian American Hospital
Norwegian American Hospital is a public accommodation within the meaning of Title III of the ADA, 42 U.S.C. § 12181(7)(F), and its implementing regulation at 28 C.F.R. § 36.104.
Norwegian American will maintain a response time of one (1) hour in eighty percent (80%) of non-scheduled interpreter requests within any six (6) month period, measured from the time beginning ten (10) minutes after it is determined that an interpreter is necessary for effective communication with a deaf or hard-of-hearing patient or companion.
Norwegian American will annually conduct one or more training sessions on the communication needs of persons who are deaf or hard-of- hearing and will invite all physicians who are affiliated in any way with Norwegian American (admitting or surgical privileges, etc.) to attend.
www.usdoj.gov /crt/ada/norwegian.htm   (6350 words)

  
  Norwegian Language
The Norwegian language is spoken in the country of Norway, a Nordic nation whose coastline along the North Atlantic Ocean is the location of many beautiful and celebrated fjords.
The Nynorsk form of Norwegian is derived from the native dialects that developed from the Old Norse language, and were not at all influenced by the Danish language.
It was around this time that the Norwegian people began to push for autonomy, democracy, and their own written and spoken language that had not been determined by another nation.
www.foreign-languages-school.com /Norwegian-Language.html   (640 words)

  
  Norwegian language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Norwegian is a Germanic language spoken in Norway.
Norwegian is closely related to, and generally mutually intelligible with Swedish and Danish.
Norwegian is a pitch accent language with two distinct pitch patterns.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Norwegian_language   (3316 words)

  
 Nynorsk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For dialects that are equally close to both written standards or differ significantly from both, the choice of orthography may be a political decision by the municipalities or self-determined by parents in primary to secondary schools, and self-determined by students in tertiary school, colleges and universities.
The son of a farmer from the northern part of western Norway, Aasen desired a written standard of Norwegian that better reflected the genuine dialects of the country, as a different language from the Danish that was the only written language at the time.
He chose to build the new language mainly on the dialects of the western and inner parts of the country, because he thought the dialects in these areas had not been influenced by Danish as much as the dialects in eastern Norway.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nynorsk   (665 words)

  
 Introduction — History of Norwegian up to 1349
Norwegian is a relatively small language with about 4.5 million speakers, but it has a rich history, which leads to the unique language situation in Norway today.
Norwegian is part of the North Germanic branch of Indo-European, and became an individual language at the beginning of the Viking era.
Norwegian belongs to the North Germanic branch of the Germanic language group, which is one of the ten subgroups of Indo-European (McMahon 3).
linguistics.byu.edu /classes/ling450ch/reports/norwegian.html   (3321 words)

  
 BigRedGarage.com - Learn to Speak Norwegian with Pimsleur Norwegian Language Courses
Norwegian is a member of the North Germanic, or Scandinavian, group of the Germanic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages.
Norwegian is spoken by about 4 million people in Norway and another million in the other Scandinavian countries and North America.
Pimsleur devoted his life to language teaching and was one of the world’s leading experts in applied linguistics.
www.bigredgarage.com /norwegian.htm   (310 words)

  
 Online Resources for the Study of Norwegian: Dictionaries, Grammars, and Cultural Resources
From the source: "it is hard for foreigners to comprehend why Norwegians, who 150 years ago did not have a written language of their own and managed quite well with Danish, have, over the past 100 years, developed for good measure two Norwegian tongues.
The Norwegian Language Council is the Norwegian government's advisory body in matters pertaining to the Norwegian language.
Den norske ordboksserien LEXIN er laget for at det skal bli enklere for minoritetsspråklige som bor i Norge å lære seg norsk.
employees.csbsju.edu /tnichol/norwegian.html   (1986 words)

  
 Reasons to Learn Norwegian
Students typically look for languages which they feel will be useful to them in the professional world and which they can share with a large number of potential speakers.
As a Norwegian teacher, I've found that a majority of my students are drawn to the language because of their background.
Norwegian shares many similarities with Swedish and Danish and it is possible to understand, without too much confusion, speakers from these neighboring countries.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/norwegian_culture/118851   (451 words)

  
 Norwegian translation - Norwegian translator - Immigration service
Translation: from Norwegian to English or from English to Norwegian in Norwegian scripts.
Is it from Norwegian to English or from English to Norwegian?
Your Norwegian translation is carefully monitored to ensure that deadlines are always met and that the texts are free from any error.
www.online-languagetranslators.com /norwegian.htm   (416 words)

  
 Norwegian at Luther   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Students develop their command of the language by taking small classes, studying in a state-of-the-art language laboratory with computerized foreign language materials, and living in the Norwegian language house.
The goals of the course sequence are to equip students with the language skills necessary to understand and appreciate the culture and literature of Scandinavia and to use the language in a variety of professions or in graduate school.
All language majors and minors (and others who plan to use Norwegian skills professionally) are strongly urged to study abroad during their undergraduate years.
modlang.luther.edu /norwegian/norskindex.htm   (1390 words)

  
 Norwegian language. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Bokmål, also called riksmål [national language] and Dano-Norwegian, was greatly influenced by Danish, which was the dominant language of officialdom when Norway was under Danish rule (1397–1814).
The language of the cities, the official and professional classes, and literature, bokmål came to differ greatly from the Norwegian spoken by the common people.
Nynorsk, also known as landsmål [country language], stems from the native Norwegian dialects that evolved from Old Norse (uninfluenced by Danish), and it is therefore very different from bokmål.
www.bartleby.com /65/no/Norwlang.html   (434 words)

  
 Concordia Language Village - norwegian
Norwegian is a native language for about 5 million people.
It is an official language in Norway, but is also spoken in other Scandinavian countries, Russia, and the USA.
Are you a Norwegian craftsman or rosemaling instructor?
clvweb.cord.edu /prweb/norwegian/default.asp   (358 words)

  
 Learn Norwegian Online - Write or Speak in Norwegian Language Exchange
A language exchange complements other forms of learning such as classroom, cultural immersion and multimedia, because you get to practice all that you have learned with native speakers in a safe and supportive environment.
Language exchange learning is also inexpensive because we provide free tips and conversation lesson plans that allow you to do a language exchange on your own.
Add your profile to the language exchange community and let others contact you to for language exchange learning.
www.mylanguageexchange.com /Learn/Norwegian.asp   (1155 words)

  
 Ethnologue 14 report for language code:NRR
Between the 14th and 15th editions this language code was retired from use.
The following is the entry for this language as it appeared in the 14th edition (2000).
It was reported in 1971 that 82.5% of the pupils used Riksmaal as their main written language.
www.ethnologue.com /show_language.asp?code=NRR   (141 words)

  
 Norwegian language for Russians - directory
Norwegian language courses in Moscow and in other cities - list on Norge.ru, with phones and addresses.
Russians living in Norway usually attend free language courses, which are available in most places and are quite good at teaching Norwegian to all immigrants, regardless of their background and origin.
Norwegian textbooks and audio for learning Norwegian, distributed on a CD (not free).
www.russia.no /language/norwegian   (186 words)

  
 Learn to speak with Pimsleur Approach's Norwegian Courses!
The Pimsleur Norwegian course immediately immerses you in a Norwegian conversation to help you grasp the syntax or structure of the Norwegian language.
If you go to a language school, you tend to go somewhere where they have a special theory about how language should be learned, and they impose that theory upon you.
Every language is cut to so close a pattern, that some linguists regard them basically as dialects of one language.
www.pimsleurapproach.com /learn-norwegian.asp   (2315 words)

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